Make this the year you take charge of your soil’s health! Magic Worm Ranch will walk us through vermicomposting & earthworm casings – Natures BEST plant food. Learn the How , Why & the When.
Join us as Remi, our Greenhouse Lead, walks us through their top 5 houseplants! Remi will go over recommendations, how to care for the plants, and tips on having the healthiest plants around! The talk will end with a Q&A where Remi will answer all of the questions you’ve had about your houseplant babies.
by Scott Hill Summer is well on its way, and you’re going to need something that can tolerate the brutal sun. Got a spot with plenty of light? Here are the top 5 plants to grow in Houston’s heat: This evergreen perennial can be used for borders or as ground covers. It also looks great […]
Composting is an easy way yo turn everyday green waste into a nutrient-rich soil amendment! Cut down on home waste and save money on gardening materials by starting a compost pile. Not sure where to start? We’re here to help! Let’s walk through three methods.
Join us as Dr. Bob Randall walks us through best practices for caring for fruit trees in the Houston area. Bob is the author of the best selling local gardening book: Year Round Food Gardening for Houston and Southeast Texas. He was one of the eight founders of Urban Harvest in 1994 and was Executive Director from its beginning until […]
Wondering how to keep your roses alive and beautiful? Do not worry! Growing them does not have to be a thorn in your side.
Spring veggies are a must have in the garden! Let’s walk through our picks.
Looking for plants that are suited for our hot summers that don’t require much watering? Here is our list of ten drought-tolerant native plants for Houston. While most do well in full sun, we’ve included a few that do well in shade too. Native plants. The term has different meanings for different gardeners. There are […]
Now that August is here, it’s time to make your garden ready for hummingbirds that will be passing through Houston this month! Hummingbirds typically make their way through Houston for a short period in spring during their northern migration. A majority of this population usually returns for a month, or a bit longer, in August […]
August: Yep, it’s hot and humid. It’s also probably not when gardening is front and center on your mind. But experienced gardeners know that August is the perfect time to start planning and plotting for the fall garden. If you don’t start now, it’s easy to get sucked into back-to-school and other fall events; before […]
When choosing plants for your garden, it’s always important to consider the pollinators. We depend on pollinators like bees, butterflies and bats for much of the food we eat, clothes we wear and even the houses we live in. Providing nectar and pollen in your garden for a variety of pollinators is not only a […]
Yes, we know it’s a bit warm outside; but that doesn’t mean our Houston veggie gardens are put to bed for the summer. Now is the time to get your second crop of tomatoes in the ground for fall harvest. Fall is a good time for developing tomatoes because the cooler temperatures allow for better […]